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Syria Weapon Inspections To Start Next Week

Experts from the world’s chemical weapons watchdog will begin inspecting Syria’s stockpile of toxic munitions by Tuesday, according to reports. Syria is instructed to provide inspectors with security and “immediate and unfettered” access to all sites. They have 30 days to visit all chemical weapons facilities declared by Syria to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons last week. ...

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Palestinian Leader Urges World Powers to Rein in Israeli Settlements

By Matt Spetalnick on 4:19 pm September 27, 2013. Category International, World Tags: Israel-Palestine, Israeli settlements, Mahmoud Abbas, United Nations Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 68th United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York, September 26, 2013. (Reuters Photo) United Nations. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday that “time is running out” for Middle East peace ...

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Palestinian Leader Urges World Powers to Rein in Israeli Settlements

By Matt Spetalnick on 4:19 pm September 27, 2013. Category International, World Tags: Israel-Palestine, Israeli settlements, Mahmoud Abbas, United Nations Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 68th United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York, September 26, 2013. (Reuters Photo) United Nations. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday that “time is running out” for Middle East peace ...

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US, Russia agree UN draft resolution on Syria chemical arms

The United States and Russia agreed a draft UN Security Council resolution Thursday on destroying Syria’s chemical weapons, breaking a prolonged deadlock over the country’s bitter conflict. After the 15-member council held its first talks on the text, diplomats said a vote would be held Friday with foreign ministers from the major powers taking part. If agreed, the resolution would ...

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US, Russia agree UN draft resolution on Syria chemical arms

The United States and Russia agreed a draft UN Security Council resolution Thursday on destroying Syria’s chemical weapons, breaking a prolonged deadlock over the country’s bitter conflict. After the 15-member council held its first talks on the text, diplomats said a vote would be held Friday with foreign ministers from the major powers taking part. If agreed, the resolution would ...

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Iran And US Agree To New Nuclear Talks

Iran and world powers including the US have agreed to substantive nuclear talks in Geneva next month. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Thursday’s talks between Iran, Germany and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council were “substantial” and have set the stage…

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Divers Find Human Remains on Site of Italy Cruise Ship Wreck

Reuters ROME — Divers on Thursday recovered what they believe could be the remains of the last two missing bodies from the sea where the Costa Concordia cruise liner sank last year off the Italian island…

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U.N. scientists aim to pitch climate case to widest audience

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A U.N. panel of global climate scientists were set to work through Thursday night to ensure that their strongest case yet for man-made global warming would make sense to the widest possible audience. Drafts show that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is set to pronounce that most of the warming ...

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Palestinian leader urges world powers to rein in Israeli settlements

Reuters September 26, 2013 – 21:04 By Matt Spetalnick UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday that “time is running out” for Middle East peace efforts and urged world powers to rein in Israeli settlement construction that he said could undermine U.S.-sponsored negotiations. In an address to an annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. ...

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Former Chargers safety Oliver commits suicide

MARIETTA, Ga. — Former San Diego Chargers and University of Georgia defensive back Paul Oliver committed suicide at his Atlanta-area home, a medical examiner said Wednesday. The 29-year-old Oliver was found dead Tuesday night in Marietta, about 20 miles northwest of Atlanta, Cobb County Medical Examiner’s investigator Tim Weaver said. Oliver died of a…

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